Season opening 2017: Simon Rattle conducts Haydn’s “Creation”

Simon Rattle is one of the outstanding Haydn conductors of our time. To open his last season as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker, he presents Haydn’s oratorio The Creation, which combines groundbreaking harmonies, humorous tone painting and powerful choruses to form a spectacular cosmic panorama. The acclaimed performance showed all the musical facets of the work: its power as well as its delicate details.

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Sir Simon Rattle

Elsa Dreisig

Mark Padmore

Florian Boesch

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